Meaning and name origin
Somerset \s(o)-mer-set, som(e)-rset\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Somerset is "summer settlement". Place name: a county in England. Made prominent as a first name by author and playwright Somerset Maugham.
For more information, see also the related boy name Somers.
Somerset is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#45355 out of 88799, Top 51%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Somerset for boys. Somerset has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Somersby. Like Somerset, this name is not commonly used.